Communication Support Worker – Southend High School for Girls

British Sign Language Level 3 or above
Salary Unqualified Teacher point 5 £26,622 per annum


We are seeking a Communication Support Worker able to work with a high achieving, deaf sixth form student studying for A Levels.

This role is for a fixed-term contract to support our student for the remainder of the two academic years at SHSG and is expected to end May 2023 and is dependent on the student’s remaining at the school.

 The successful applicant will:

  • provide effective support to our deaf student for all timetabled classes to include both BSL and note taking
  • be an inspirational individual supporting student welfare and pastoral care
  • will contribute to the whole school community and promote deaf awareness
  • have excellent communication skills and the ability to liaise with students, staff, parents and external agencies as required

We can offer you:

  • A strong, highly committed team of staff with an ethos of tolerance and a family community spirit
  • Training and development and our commitment to staff wellbeing
  • An environment which promotes innovation

Southend High School for Girls is a highly successful and oversubscribed girl’s grammar school rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted

This is an exciting time to join the school as it moves forward under the leadership of its Headteacher,

Mr Jason Carey

Application forms available at

Completed applications and supporting letters to be submitted to

Closing date: Monday 22nd November (midday)

For all enquiries please contact Karen Lacey at

We reserve the right to call applicants to interview, and appoint, prior to the closing date

All staff at Southend High School for Girls have a responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.  This is a customer-facing role needing fluent spoken English.